Formula 1 Press Releases

CATERHAM - Hungarian GP Race


Hungaroring, Hungary - 27th July 2014   

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Race: overcast, wet track (start) / dry track (from approximately lap 9), air temp 22° / track temp 28° (start), 23° / 42° (lap 70), 24° / 34° (lap 70)

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Volume 2014, Issue 7, Posted 12:01 PM, 07.27.2014

MERCEDES - Hungarian GP Qualifying

Budapest - 26/07/2014

Nico Rosberg took pole position during qualifying at the Hungaroring this afternoon, while a fuel leak saw Lewis eliminated in the Q1 phase without setting a time.

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Volume 2014, Issue 7, Posted 11:44 AM, 07.27.2014

Ricciardo and Red Bull Win in Hungary

Daniel Ricciardo gave Red Bull a solid win today at a rainy Hungarian Grand Prix.

“Winning this today, it honestly feels as good as the first," said Ricciardo, earning his second win of the season. "It was awesome. To have to pass guys again to win the race, as I did in Canada, makes it a lot more satisfying."

Ricciardo made late-race passes of Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton and Ferrari's Fernando Alonzo to earn the win.

Teammate Sebastian Vettle finished seventh after a strong, second-place qualifying position.

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Volume 2014, Issue 7, Posted 6:20 PM, 07.27.2014

LOTUS F1 - Canadian GP - Qualifying

Heat Is On - 2014 Canadian GP, Saturday

Saturday 7th June 

Romain Grosjean will start from fourteenth on the grid with Pastor Maldonado seventeenth after qualifying for tomorrow’s Canadian Grand Prix under blues skies at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montréal.

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Volume 2014, Issue 6, Posted 5:43 PM, 06.07.2014

WILLIAMS F1 - Canadian GP - Qualifying


Canadian Grand Prix Qualifying

Qualifying Notes

 .Valtteri Bottas qualified fouth and Felipe Massa fifth after a strong day in Montreal.

.Both drivers felt they had the potential to qualify third, but are optimistic of challenging for a podium in the race.

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Volume 2014, Issue 6, Posted 5:37 PM, 06.07.2014

MERCEDES - Canadian GP - Qualifying

Montreal - 07/06/2014

Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton took first and second place respectively in qualifying for tomorrow's Canadian Grand Prix.

  • Today's result gives the team its seventh pole position and fourth front row lock-out of the season
  • The result also gives the team a third consecutive one-two in qualifying after the Spanish and Monaco Grands Prix
  • Nico claimed his third pole position of the season, edging his team-mate by just 0.079 seconds
  • This marks the 24th pole position for the Silver Arrows in Formula One


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Volume 2014, Issue 6, Posted 5:36 PM, 06.07.2014

FERRARI - Monaco GP - Race

Monaco Grand Prix
Montecarlo, 25th May 2014

Marco Mattiacci: “Historically, Monaco is an unpredictable Grand Prix and we are well aware there can be
thousands of variables here. If we had managed to keep that third place, it would have been a boost for the
entire team, but events beyond our control meant it was not to be. All of us are working flat out and I’m sure
that thanks to the great professionalism of the people around me, we will be able to improve day by day and get
back to being competitive in a short period of time. But above all, we must find a way to reach the ambitious
goals that Ferrari should be fighting for.”

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Volume 2014, Issue 5, Posted 10:47 AM, 05.26.2014

WILLIAMS F1 - Monaco GP - Race


Monaco Grand Prix Race


Race Notes:

Felipe Massa finished seventh whilst Valtteri Bottas race ended on lap 50 of 78 in the Monaco Grand Prix. Both drivers made strong starts and, despite two safety cars interrupting proceedings, looked in a strong position to collect a good points haul for the team following their pitstops. Felipe pushed hard to catch Button and capitalised on accidents between Magnussen and Raikkonen. Valtteri stopped on track following an issue related to the Power Unit. The cause is being investigated.

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Volume 2014, Issue 5, Posted 10:45 AM, 05.26.2014

RED BULL - Monaco GP - Race

Sunday 25 May 2014 



DANIEL RICCIARDO, Finish Position: 3rd, Start Position: 3rd

“The race really came to life towards the end. It started off not so well and it’s a really short run to Turn 1, so that was frustrating. Then we got Seb due to his reliability and Kimi had a puncture and we sort of got back to where we were hoping to be. After the re-start we were just saving the tyres to the point that we could get to the end and then, with 20 laps to go, I thought they would be okay so I pushed. It was the first time in the whole race that I felt like I was really driving the car and we caught Lewis. It was fun but I couldn’t get him, so I have to say the race finished better than it started.”
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Volume 2014, Issue 5, Posted 10:43 AM, 05.26.2014

McLAREN F1 - Monaco GP - Race


“It was messy out there”


Circuit de Monaco, Sunday May 25

Despite starting 12th, a brilliantly mature drive by Jenson netted him sixth position at the chequered flag.

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Volume 2014, Issue 5, Posted 10:42 AM, 05.26.2014

TORO ROSSO - Monaco GP - Race

2014 MONACO GRAND PRIX – SUNDAY 25/05/2014


Jean-Eric Vergne (STR9-04)


Position: DNF

"The race was going well, the pace was really encouraging, I was saving the tyres and the strategy looked like being the right one. Then, my engineer informed me about the drive-through penalty for "unsafe release" and finally we had the exhaust problem which definitely put an end to my race. It's such a shame! We had done a great job over the whole weekend, the team was able to give me a good car and I also performed well so I think a fifth place was possible today. Let's turn the page now and focus on the next race in Montreal, where I will again do everything I can to perform at my maximum, have another great qualifying session and score the so longed points."

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Volume 2014, Issue 5, Posted 10:40 AM, 05.26.2014

CATERHAM F1 - Monaco GP - Race


Monaco - 25th May 2014   

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Race: Overcast, dry, air temp 20° / track temp 28° (start), 20° / 30° (lap 39), 20° / 29° (lap 78)

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Volume 2014, Issue 5, Posted 10:38 AM, 05.26.2014

MERCEDES - Monaco GP - Qualifying

Monaco - 24/05/2014

Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton qualified in first and second places respectively for the Monaco Grand Prix today.

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Volume 2014, Issue 5, Posted 2:26 PM, 05.24.2014

FERRARI - Monaco GP - Qualifying

Monaco Grand Prix
Montecarlo, 24th May 2014

Fernando Alonso: “Today’s result encapsulates the state of play this weekend and it’s more or less what we
expected, but I don't think it went badly, because we managed to stay ahead of rivals who have been front
runners so far, such as Williams and Force India and, most importantly, we are closer to the Red Bulls. We have
made more changes than usual here, because we were suffering with understeer and we had some problems
under braking and the car has improved a lot. Compared to what we expected, the tyres seem too hard and we
are struggling a lot to get them up to temperature..."

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Volume 2014, Issue 5, Posted 2:24 PM, 05.24.2014

TORO ROSSO - Monaco GP - Qualifying


Jean-Eric Vergne (STR9-04)

Third Practice Session

Best lap 1:18.136, pos. 9th, 19 laps


Best lap: (Q1) 1:17.557, (Q2) 1:17.657, (Q3) 1:17.540, pos. 7th

“I'm very happy with today’s Qualifying, certainly for myself but also for the guys, who have deserved some good results for all their hard work. To have both cars in the top ten is a great achievement for everybody. My last lap on the Super Softs was effected by the yellow flags but the first one was enough to secure P7, which is quite a good position to start the race tomorrow.  If we can put everything together, I’m confident we can finish in the points with both cars. I will definitely push to at least maintain my seventh position until the chequered flag.”

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Volume 2014, Issue 5, Posted 2:21 PM, 05.24.2014

WILLIAMS F1 - Monaco GP - Qualifying


Monaco Grand Prix Qualifying

Qualifying Notes
Valtteri Bottas qualified 13th and Felipe Massa 16th in a tough qualifying session in Monaco. Valtteri struggled to get heat into his front tyres whilst Felipe was involved in an incident with Marcus Ericsson which ended his running in the opening session.

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Volume 2014, Issue 5, Posted 2:17 PM, 05.24.2014

RED BULL - Monaco GP - Qualifying

Saturday 24 May 2014 
DANIEL RICCIARDO, Position: 3rd, (3rd Practice – P2, 1:16.808)
“I think I could have been closer to the front today and I don’t like it when that’s the case. I made a mistake in the last run in Q3; we were up and I thought it was going well, but then I made a mistake and lost the time I had made. Anyways, there’s no room for excuses here so I’ll just have to learn for next time. I would be disappointed not to finish on the podium tomorrow. I think we have the pace to hang with Mercedes, so hopefully we can at least get one of them off the line and maybe do something with strategy and give ourselves a real chance of taking a win.”
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Volume 2014, Issue 5, Posted 2:16 PM, 05.24.2014

LOTUS F1 - Monaco GP - Qualifying

Work To Make It Work - 2014 Monaco GP, Saturday

Saturday 24th May 

Romain Grosjean will start from fourteenth on the grid with Pastor Maldonado fifteenth after qualifying for tomorrow’s Monaco Grand Prix under blues skies on the streets of Monte Carlo. Both drivers went through the first qualifying session but were unable to find sufficient speed from the E22 in the twisty challenge of Monaco’s slow speed corners to make it into the top ten today.

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Volume 2014, Issue 5, Posted 2:14 PM, 05.24.2014

McLAREN F1 - Monaco GP - Qualifying


“We got the best out of what we had”




Circuit de Monaco, Saturday May 24

A case of slightly mixed fortunes for McLaren today.

Kevin drove beautifully throughout all three qualifying sessions, establishing himself in a solid eighth position in Q1, Q2 and Q3. A position in the top 10, after a couple of difficult races for the team, was a great reward for Kevin, and sets him up well for an attacking race tomorrow.

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Volume 2014, Issue 5, Posted 2:12 PM, 05.24.2014

CATERHAM F1 - Monaco GP - Qualifying


Monaco - 24th May 2014   

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Volume 2014, Issue 5, Posted 2:10 PM, 05.24.2014

MERCEDES - Petronas Fluid Technology Solutions

The lifeblood for efficiency and performance

2014 has introduced what is widely recognized as the biggest technical revolution since the first Formula One season in 1950 with energy efficiency as a key performance factor in this new era of Formula One. The MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS F1 Team spent more than three years working closely with PETRONAS to co-engineer a brand new range of customized fuels and lubricants that help to provide a competitive edge on track in 2014 and beyond.

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Volume 2014, Issue 5, Posted 2:07 PM, 05.24.2014

MERCEDES - Mercedes-Petronas Partnership


The MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team is delighted to announce a long-term extension of its title partnership agreement with the Malaysian national oil and gas company, PETRONAS.

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Volume 2014, Issue 5, Posted 2:05 PM, 05.24.2014

McLAREN F1 - Johnnie Walker Livery at Monaco GP

McLaren Mercedes has today unveiled a unique livery for the 2014 Monaco Grand Prix.  To celebrate its special relationship with McLaren Mercedes, Johnnie Walker will feature prominently on the car, along with on the driver overalls and helmets.

The Monaco Grand Prix is a jewel in Formula 1’s crown and has come to symbolise quality, style and sophistication, as well as sporting endeavour. Johnnie Walker and McLaren Mercedes began their partnership in 2005 and Monaco is the ideal place to celebrate the success they have achieved during 160 Grand Prix races together.   

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Volume 2014, Issue 5, Posted 3:04 PM, 05.22.2014